Monthly Archives: August 2015

Venezuela

Here is the value of one Venezuelan bolívar in US cents. The nation is introducing larger denomination notes (basically adding zeros). This remands of Zimbabwe.

Venezuela

Struggling Switzerland

In Switzerland, government bond yields remain firmly in negative territory as deflation sets in. Here is the 10-year yield. The government is making money on its “interest expense” category – time for some fiscal stimulus?

Suisse

China

Turning to China, Credit Suisse shows us which nations are most impacted by China’s devaluation – both as competitors as well as exporters to China.

China

Here is why some argue China will not go through with a significant devaluation. A weaker yuan increases the debt burden on China’s firms who borrowed in dollars.

China debts